LEARN TO PAINT WITH MICHELLE CLEAVER

Paint’n’Play is a 1 Day Beginners Art Workshop, no experience necessary.

Learn to paint with stencils and layers of paints in a step by step process.
michele-cleaverBe impressed with your new talents, have fun and meet like minded people in a creative & interactive environment.

All materials are supplied/BYO Canvas.

Tuition Fee: $150

Where: 21 Blacks Camp Road, Somerville

When: 22 January 2017 from 10am-5pm

Visit: colouryourworldart.com/adults-classes

Contact: Michele Cleaver – 0417425116  info@colouryourworldart.com

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SPRING WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP AT COOLART

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Join artist & illustrator Karen Erasmus for a day of informal tuition in watercolour technique and be inspired by the beautiful formal gardens and extensive bushland of Coolart Homestead.

Assisting the workshop will be the new Artist-in-Residence at Coolart, Timothy Growcott. Tim will take you on a guided tour of the Barracks Studio and provide afternoon tea.

Basic equipment provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own materials if they have them. BYO lunch.

When:  Sunday 27th November 2016, 10.00am to 2.00pm

Where: Coolart Wetlands and Homestead, Lord Somers Road, Somers

Bookings & Enquiries: Tickets $40.00, visit https://www.facebook.com/OakHillGallery or contact Timothy Growcott on 0409 047 232 or at  topendtextiles@gmail.com

DEMONSTRATION & WORKSHOP WITH CATHY VAN EE

McClelland-demoWhat: Cathy VanEe will present a Still Life Pastel Demonstration

When: Saturday 3 September from 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Where: 390 McClelland Drive Langwarrin

Cost: $10 members and $12 non-members and includes a delicious afternoon team. No bookings necessary.

 

 

 

 

Cathy Van Ee WorkshopWhat: Cathy Van Ee is presenting a two day oil portrait workshop @ the Peninsula Art Society.  A study of the romantic painting ‘The Mirror’ by Frank Markham Skipworth

When:  Wednesday 21 & 28 September 10am – 3.30pm

Where: 159 Overport Road Frankston

Cost: PAS Members $130 non-members $150

Bookings contact: Phone Cathy on 0413337024 or Email cathy@vaneegallery.net

 

WRITING WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN

What: School Holiday Art & Writing Workshops

Where: Frankston South Community Recreation Centre

When: January 2016

Details: wordsmithsworkshops.com.au or P: 0412580262

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WORDSMITHS KIDS WRITING WORKSHOPS

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What: Creative writing workshops for kids from Grade one to VCE with bestselling author, Michelle Hamer

Where: The Long Room, Frankston Library

When: Monday nights – Term Three

From July 20-to-Sept 14

4.10pm-5pm Grades one to three

5.10pm-6pm Grades four to six

6.15-7.15pm Secondary students

$200 per term (nine sessions

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Contact: Michelle Hamer Phone 0412 580 262

TEXTILE DYEING WORKSHOP WITH TINA WHITELEY

What: Colours of Nature by Textile Artist Tina Whiteley

A demonstration and personal exploration of Australian Native and cultivated garden plants as colourful fabric and fibre dyes. 

Where:  The Auditorium, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Cnr Ballarto Road & Botanic Drive, Cranbourne, Victoria

When:  Sunday 9th August 2015 from 10.00 am – 11.30 am

Cost: Adults $30.30  Concession $23.90

For more information please visit: www.kurraradesigns.com.au

Enquiries and Booking (03) 5990 2200 or rbgc@rbg.vic.gov.au

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MAKE A LIVE FROM YOUR ART – FREE WORKSHOP

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What:  Make A Living From Your Art is a FREE artist development workshop where practicing artists will get very valuable tips on how to transform your creativity into a career!

When: First workshop Thursday 23 April, 7- 9pm,

Second workshop Saturday 16 May, 9.30 – 5pm 

It is specially designed for individual artists and small arts organisations and gives a sneak peak into the Secrets of Success workshop which is a more intensive all day workshop on Saturday 16 May 2015.

Where: Cube 37, 37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199

Contact: Cube 37 on 9784 1896 for bookings and enquiries

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POETRY FOR PAGE AND STAGE WORKSHOP

What: A free workshop presented by peninsula poet, Andrea Louise Thomas. “Open to anyone who would like to have a go at writing and performing original poetry”.

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Andrea Louise Thomas has been in the State Final of the Australian Poetry Slam three times, as well as being a finalist in Poetry Idol at the Melbourne Writer’s Festival three years running.  Andrea completed an Australian Poetry Café Poet residency at the Mornington Peninsula Library. She’s had numerous poems published in journals and anthologies and has won prizes for poetry. She teaches writing and performing workshops in local schools and libraries. Andrea has appeared on TV and read her poetry on radio. Andrea is Arts Editor of Mint magazine (formerly Pearl Magazine). She has a degree in English Language and Literature from the University of California, Berkeley.

How: Participants will learn to identify distinctions between poems best suited for page (reading) or stage (performing). The group will discuss what works best for both formats. Each person in the class will be given time to write two short poems and perform them to the group. Andrea will provide coaching tips for successful performance.  

Where: Frankston Library Long Room 

When: Wednesday, March 18, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm 

Cost: FREE but bookings appreciated. Ring 9784 1020.

CERAMICS & CLAY SCULPTURE CLASS @ OAK HILL GALLERY

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What:  Ceramics and Clay Sculpture Class

Where:  Oak Hill Gallery Mornington 100 Mornington-Tyabb Road, Mornington

When: 1st and 3rd Friday 1 – 3pm each month.

Details www.oakhillgallery.com.au www.facebook.com/OakHillGallery

Cost:  $25 +materials

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MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP @ ARTHAVEN

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What: Tree of Life Painting With Michele Cleaver

Join us for a great day of painting at our beautiful Arthaven Studio at Sages Cottage, and enjoy the glorious views & fresh country air. This fun workshop is designed for students of all levels. Create your own colourful tree, filled with swirls and birds using a variety of paints and mixed media. You will learn how to create unique background textures and other useful techniques in applying mixed media & varnish finishes. Complete your own finished piece to take home!

When: Sunday 27th July, 10am – 4pm

Costs:  Materials Required $95

Where:  Arthaven Studios, 85 Sages Rd. Baxter

Contact:  Bookings and Enquiries: Ph: Michele Cleaver 0417 425 116 or Lorin: 0412 660 495 E: lorin@arthaven.com.au

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BEGINNERS ART COURSE @ ARTHAVEN

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What:  Beginners Art “Anyone Can Paint” 8 Week Course

When: 31st July to 18th Sept. Thursdays 1-3pm or 7-9pm.

“Enjoy learning how to paint with acrylics and produce your very own works of art.”

This 8 week course is structured to produce high quality artwork aimed at the beginner or novice. There will be set projects for you to complete and I will teach you techniques, mediums applications and brush use, whilst sharing and having fun in a non-judgemental environment with step by step tutoring.

Costs:  8 Week Term $240 

Where:  Arthaven Studios, 85 Sages Rd. Baxter.

Contact:  Bookings and Enquiries: Michele Cleaver Ph: 0417 425 116

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ILLUSTRATED LECTURE DISCUSSION & WORKSHOP @ THE MPRG

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What: Illustrated lecture and discussion with The Peninsula Artisans Robyn Rich and Samantha Menzies

When: Tuesday 3 June, 10.30am–12 noon Cost M $8 G $10

Where: Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Civic Reserve, Dunns Road Mornington bookings essential call 5975 4395

The Peninsula Artisans are a group of artist friends who came together to create a body of work for The Johnston Collection, Decorative Fine Arts Museum. Within their group of eight, they have textile and paper artists, wood workers, sculptors, print makers, knitters, embroiderers and oil painters, making pieces which vary from fabric sculpture vegetables to a hand spun and woven paper table runner which holds a hidden message. Robyn Rich has a love of painting, drawing and fabric sculpture. Samantha Menzies enjoys working with paper, plant fibres, fabrics, weave and ceramics.

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What: The Peninsula Artisans – Mark Making WORKSHOP with Robyn Rich and Samantha Menzies

When: Tuesday 3 June, 1pm–4pm

Cost:  MPRG Member $35 General public $40 (afternoon tea and all materials provided)

Combined Peninsula Artisans Lecture and Workshop M $40 G $45

Where: MPRG, bookings essential call 5975 4395

This workshop will stretch and play with the perceived conventions of drawing. During this 3-hour session participants will be given the opportunity to experiment with a wide range of materials and mediums, some of which may not be considered traditional ‘drawing tools’. Participants will leave the workshop with a concertina-style booklet containing a selection of their samples from the day.

UNTUTORED LIFE DRAWING CLASSES @ STUDIO SORRENTO

What: Life drawing untutored

Who: Sorrento Life Drawing Group

Where: Sorrento, Mornington Peninsula

When: Fridays from 10.00 – 12.00 am

Cost: $20 casual $15 pro rata for regular attendees

Contact: Ngaire on 0419-574-971

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STUDIO WORKSHOP @ GORDON GLASS

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What: Paperweight Workshop with Eileen Gordon and Nadia Mercuri

When: Saturday June 14 and Friday  June 27 2014. 

Where: Gordon Studio Glassblowers 290 Red Hill Rd Red Hill

Enquiries & Bookings: contact Eileen on 0359 89 7073

HEALING CHILDHOOD TRAUMA THROUGH ART

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What: Healing Childhood Trauma brings together artworks made by survivors of childhood abuse. This exhibition provides a unique opportunity to better understand the impact of trauma and the healing power of art.

When: Thursday April 24 – Tuesday May, 20 Opening Night, Wednesday April 23, 6 – 8 pm

Where: G3 Artspace, Shirley Burke Hall, 64 Parkers Road, Parkdale

Cost: Gold coin donation

Opening speaker: Mark Byrne, Acting Director Statutory and Forensic Services Design, Department of Human Services

A Guide to the Exhibition Floor talk and question time: Healing Childhood Trauma’ Saturday 3 May, 2:30 – 3:30pm

Documentary, presentation and question time: Beyond Words Understanding Childhood Sexual Abuse through Art’

Audience: aimed at tertiary students and professionals

When: Wednesday 7 May, 6 – 7.30pm

Tickets:$25, Concession $20

For bookings and enquiries: 9556 4440

2 DAY SERIGRAPH PRINT WORKSHOP @ OAK HILL GALLERY

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What:  Serigraphs – Two Day Workshop at Oak Hill Gallery.
Award Winning Industry Printmaker – Brett Jackson will be holding a two-day workshop for those who want to discover the art of Serigraphs. If you have always wanted to do an edition of your work but don’t know how or if you want to spend a fun weekend experimenting with new techniques, this is the course for you. Brett has been a commercial printmaker for thirty-seven years and the owner up until recently, of a boutique Serigraph business.

When:  12 – 13th April 2014

Where:  Oak Hill Gallery, 100 Mornington-Tyabb Road, Mornington

Cost: $320 Members $275 (all materials and lunch supplied) Class size limited to 5, so book early to not to miss out. 

Visit:  www.oakhillgallery.com.au for details.  Bookings Essential

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WANTED: ACTORS OF ALL AGES

STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS Jan 2014

What: The Actor’s Shed invites actors to apply to participate in their FREE storytelling workshops.  The workshops will give you with the opportunity to experience professional actors, writers & directors in putting your acting skills into practice.

Be a part of a creative team; with opportunities for networking & showcasing of talents.  Actors of all ages & levels are encouraged to apply, some experience would be welcome.

Where: Blairgowrie Snr Citz Hall, 13 William Road, Blairgowrie 3942.

When: Jan – March 2014

If you would like to apply please send recent Resume & headshot to ACTOR/WRITER/DIRECTOR WORKSHOPS  at theactorsshed@westnet.com.au  

For further details visit: www.actorsshed.com.au

Email will be sent confirming receipt of application. Actors will be contacted re casting and availability as dates confirmed.

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ART PROGRAM @ OAK HILL GALLERY

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What:  School Holiday Art at Oak Hill Community Arts Cooperative

For the second week of the school holidays we have:

Tuesday – Acrylics – Using Acrylic paint to show detail within a painting.

Wednesday– Watercolour – This introduction to watercolour painting will teach you the secrets of how to paint beautiful watercolour landscapes.

Thursday – Collage – Using a variety of papers, fabrics and off cuts to make a collage to depict a landscape or scene.

Friday – Drawing Animals or Birds – If you have always wondered how to draw animals or birds then this is the class for you!

Bookings essential: $15 per class all materials supplied.

Contact: Oak Hill Community Arts Cooperative art@oakhillgallery.com.au or call 03 5973 4299